Animation Magazine has a post up about The Art Institute opening up shop in Second Life:
A quote from the article explains the new learning environment:
“Students will always know they’re taking a course, but they’ll be playing a game in the process, which is what serious gaming is all about,” says Jeannie Novak, academic program director for The Art Institute Online’s Game Art & Design/Media Arts & Animation department. “I believe The Art Institute Online is truly revolutionizing online learning by developing this innovative course.”
Follow the link for all the details.